About James H. Conway


M.D., Cornell University

Departments & Organizations

School of Medicine and Public Health
Global Health Institute

Research Focus


Dr. James Conway is a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine & Public Health, where he serves as Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program Director and Director of the Office of Global Health, as well as Associate Director for the UW-Madison Global Health Institute and Medical Director for UW Health Immunization Programs.

Dr. Conway has spent much of his career working to improve immunization systems and address vaccine hesitancy in the US and abroad.  He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, where he serves as a Global Sustainability advisor, and received an AAP Special Achievement Award in 2009 for his global immunization projects and another in 2016 for HPV advocacy.  He serves on the UW System & UW-Madison Emergency Operations Committees as well as the State Disaster Medical Advisory Committee on COVID19 vaccines.

Select Publications:

  1. Global health electives in the COVID-19 era: resuming travel and strengthening global health academic partnerships 
  2. Beyond Summer 2020: Safety Abroad in a Recovering World
Updated 06/11/22